Wendy Bruce’s coach Kevin Brown

1992 Olympian Wendy Bruce trained at Brown’s Gymnastics under Kevin and Rita Brown.


I ran down the podium stairs, I ran past Steve, I ran past Bela, I ran past my team, I ran all the way to the end of the arena and right into the arms of MY coach.

All the years of training, all the tears, all the anxiety and emotion, all the uncertainty, and all of the work was all worth it. Everything Mr. Brown had worked for in his life had finally been accomplished. It was all over and it all went our way. For the first time in a long time everything worked out. I hit all of my routines. I had the best competition of my life and it was in the Olympics. We both couldn’t have asked for more. …

I Got the Medal, but He got the First Hug.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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